Brianna C. Heggeseth

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Bascom House Rm 302



B.A. Saint Olaf College (2008)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (2013)

Areas of Expertise

Statistics, Longitudinal and time series data analysis, Unsupervised learning/cluster analysis


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

STAT 201(F, S)

Statistics and Data Analysis

STAT 346(F)

Regression and Forecasting

STAT 355

Multivariate Statistical Analysis

STAT 372

Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change over Time

STAT 442(S)

Computational Statistics and Data Mining

Scholarship/Creative Work

Heggeseth, B. C. (2013). Longitudinal Cluster Analysis with Applications to Growth Trajectories. (Doctoral dissertation. Department of Statistics, University of California Berkeley.

Heggeseth, B. C. and Jewell, N. P. (2013). The impact of covariance misspeci fication in multivariate Gaussian mixtures on estimation and inference: an application to longitudinal modeling. Statistics in Medicine, 32(16), 2790-2803.

Abrams, B., Heggeseth, B. C., Davis, E., and Rehkopf, D. (2013). Parity and Body Mass Index in U.S. Women: a Prospective 25-Year Study. Obesity, 21(8):1514-1518.

Volberg V, Heggeseth BC, Harley KG, Huen K, Yousefi P, Davé V, Lustig R, Eskenazi B, Holland N. (2013). Adiponectin and leptin trajectories in Mexican-American children from birth to 9 years of age. PLoS ONE, 8(10):e77964

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 2013
Statistics in Epidemiology Young Investigator Award, 2012
National Science Foundation Graduate VIGRE Fellowship, 2008 – 2012
Gertrude M. Cox Award, 2008
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, 2008
National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2006 – 2008

Current Committees

  • Information Technology
  • Public Health